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Name Official number Flag IMO
GLANTON FIRTH  142859  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1920  01/1920  02/1920 
Vessel type Vessel description
Coaster   Steel Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Ardrossan Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Ardrossan   307 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
499 grt / 204 nrt / 161.4 ft  25.2 ft  9.7 ft   
Engine builder Aitchison, Blair Ltd., Clydebank
Engine detail
T.3-cyl. (13”, 21” & 34” x 24”) 51rhp, 1Screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Cheviot Coasters Ltd (George T Gillie trading as G.T.Gillie & Co.), Newcastle  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne  09/02/1920 
Other names
1921 GLANTON - 1921 PTARMIGAN - 1938 ASSUAN  
Subsequent owner and registration history
19/03/1921 Renamed GLANTON, (G. T. Gillie Ltd, managers).
21/09/1921 General Steam Navigation Company Ltd,
30/09.1921 renamed PTARMIGAN
29/07/1938 Harrison, Thornton & Company Ltd.,(Bertram S. Packington and Percy R. Privett, managers), London,
19/08/1938 renamed ASSUAN.
14/02/1939 Gordonia Freighters Ltd., (William G. Gordon, trading as J. S. Gordon & Company, managers).
 
Vessel history
03/04/194: Attacked with bombs and guns by German aircraft in the Firth of Forth. 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1943  Sank 17/10/1943 
Disposal Detail
17/10/1943 Capsized and sank seven and a half miles east by south of the Longstone, probably due to her cargo of coal shifting. She was on a voyage from Sunderland to Stromness. There were only four survivors from her crew of twelve.
08/12/1943 Register closed.
 
 

 



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